Chorbishop Kheirallah Aoukar
Priest Ordination: September 30, 1967 in Tripoli, Lebanon
PASTORAL WORK &
Apponted personal Secretary of His Grace Archbishop Antoine Abed,
Archbishop of Tripoli, Lebanon (1967 - 1970)
Appointed Rector of the Diocesan Seminary of Tripoli Maronite
Archdiocese (1973 1975)
Sent by the Holy Congregation of the Oriental Church to provide
Spiritual Care to the Maronites in the Maritimes
Founder of the Parish and the Church complex of St. Charbel
Frederiction, NB and serve as its parish priest
Founder of the Maronite Mission of Charlottetown PEI, NS and served as
its priest until retirement.
Appointed Honorary Prelate (1984) and ordained Chor-bishop (1985)
Vicar General of the Diocese of St. Maron, Montreal
(1986-1996), Diocesan Administrator (1995-1996) and
Judge in the Marriage Tribunal (1986-1983).
Appointed Judge in the United Maronite Tribunal (1970-1976)
Invited by Most Reverend James M. Hayes, Archbishop of Halifax,
November 27, 1983.
Appointed Judge of the Regional Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Halifax,
Doctorate in Canon Law from the Oriental Institute of (Rome) Graduated
Magna Cum Laude (1976)
Doctorate History from University of Lebanon (1972)
Graduate in Theology -University
of St. Joseph (SJ) Beirut, Lebanon (1967)
Taught Church History & Canon Law at the Diocesan Seminary of
Tripoli Maronite Archdiocese
Taught Middle East History at the University Level in Germany &
Fluent in Arabic, English, French, Italian and German languages as well
as Biblical languages in Latin, Syriac, Greek,
Ugantic & Phoenician.
Author of numerous books and articles (in Arabic, French, German &